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Deadly house party: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

Deadly house party: 1 of 10 things to know today from across the nation and around the world

November 11th, 2013 7:04 am by Associated Press

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

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Boone Lake boaters staying level headed through water depth drop

Boone Lake boaters staying level headed through water depth drop

November 10th, 2013 9:31 pm by Tony Casey

Although he didn’t see it coming, Doug Sams, owner of Rockingham Marina, said he’s well prepared for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s work on Boone Lake’s dam gate system.

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Atheist 'mega-churches' take root across US, world

Atheist 'mega-churches' take root across US, world

November 10th, 2013 6:58 pm by GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press

It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational sermon, a reading and some quiet reflection. The only thing missing was God.

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Health care changes mean fewer residents for Mountain States hospitals, possible doctor shortages

Health care changes mean fewer residents for Mountain States hospitals, possible doctor shortages

November 10th, 2013 2:37 pm by Nathan Baker

Changes in funding for health care providers brought by the comprehensive overhaul of the country’s medical system will mean fewer training positions at area teaching hospitals and could lead to a shortage of doctors nationwide.

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Chris Christie: GOP should 'show up' for minority votes

Chris Christie: GOP should 'show up' for minority votes

November 10th, 2013 2:30 pm by Associated Press

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday offered his Republican Party a prescription to win: show up.

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Eagle Scout Project

November 10th, 2013 1:00 am by Dave Boyd

Scout Project Dave Boyd/Johnson City Press Sheldon Kappel undertakes an Eagle Scout project at the Erwin Linear Trail. He is building a linear scale model of the solar system by putting posts in at different distances along the trail to show a scale-m

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Gravel drug turns up in Washington County

Gravel drug turns up in Washington County

November 9th, 2013 9:21 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County sheriff’s investigators seized what they thought was the first evidence of a new, more potent form of the synthetic drug bath salts this week, but as it turns out an officer had found it in another arrest months ago.

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Local Eagle Scout project is out of this world

Local Eagle Scout project is out of this world

November 9th, 2013 9:17 pm by Tony Casey

Did you know that Venus doesn’t have any moons? Did you know that Mars is 141,600,000 miles from the Sun?

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TWRA cites snake-handling East TN pastor Andrew Hamblin, seizes snakes

TWRA cites snake-handling East TN pastor Andrew Hamblin, seizes snakes

November 9th, 2013 5:34 pm by WBIR-Knoxville Gannett Tennessee

An East Tennessee pastor who handles snakes as part of his faith has been cited by TWRA, and his venomous snakes have been confiscated.

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Anti-Obama overpass protesters well within their rights

Anti-Obama overpass protesters well within their rights

November 9th, 2013 12:41 pm by Tony Casey

“Stop Him Now,” “Stop Obamacare,” “Impeach Obama” and “Wake Up America” are some of the signs displayed on the Princeton Road overpass over Interstate 26.

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